In addition, arms licenses will be withdrawn from sexist violence or harassers and criminal sanctions against arms smuggling will be increased.
- America Guide to Understanding the Gun Lobby
Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeauintroduced a bill this Monday to halt the buying and selling of new firearms in the country after a school shooting last week. Texas (EE.U) In which 19 children and two teachers died.
“In other words, we are limiting the firearms market,” the prime minister announced during an event to present the measure with members of his government.
if he Parliament If the bill approves, the purchase, sale and import of weapons will remain prohibited throughout Canada.
In addition, weapons licenses will be withdrawn from those who commit sexual violence or harass, and criminal sanctions against arms trafficking will be increased, subject to a maximum sentence of 10 to 14 years in prison.
It will also prohibit long gun chargers from carrying more than five bullets.
yes ok Remedy does not imply complete prohibition As for weapons possession in Canada, it seeks to significantly limit the presence of weapons in the country by preventing their purchase.
Two years earlier, the Trudeau government banned about 1,500 models of assault weapons, including the AR-15, a rifle used to Salvador RamosUvalde School attacker in Texas.
Canadian officials announced on Monday that the government would purchase assault weapons that remain in private hands.
According to Canadian government data, there were 1.1 million firearms in the country in 2020, a 71% increase compared to 2010.
Last Tuesday, Salvador Ramos, an 18-year-old boy, broke into Uvalde Robb Elementary School (Texas) With an AR-15 rifle, with which he killed 19 children and two teachers, it was the deadliest shooting at a school in the United States since Sandy Hook in 2012.
The massacre has restarted the perennial gun debate in the United States, where Democrats pushing for gun buyers to pass background checks have been opposed by Republicans, who believe mass shootings are a security issue. should be considered as mental health.
After the shooting, Trudeau announced to be “Broken Heart” and announced that it would introduce measures to limit weapons in Canada.
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